The term Industrial design refers to a broad platform of innovations that ideate based on creating prototypes and then reduplicate these designs through automation. Right from Achille Castiglioni in 1918 to James Dyson in 1947, designers have always looked into the aspect of creating pieces that ease the life of individuals. Although this has been their prime focus, design as an attribute has never failed to procreate itself. Before the surge of the internet, these entrepreneurs looked at their target audience in the physical form of the presentation of their pieces. But today, in a world where anything is a click away, virtual businesses have welled up to capitalize on this new growing market. Instagram is one such platform that has a surplus number of virtual businesses growing at reaching the ideated target prospects. Designers are using this platform not only to grow business but also bring in an aspect of understanding the end-user necessities through various interesting methods. The following names are some eminent industrial designers having interesting Instagram handles.
1. Michael DiTullo
He’s been a popular figure in the industry, serving more than 20 years creating iconic designs ranging from cars to furniture and even doodling new possibilities that could become the next big thing. He’s worked with Nike, Converse, Frog design and now the Founder and Chief creative head of Micheal DiTullo LLC.
Link: Michael DiTullo (@d2lo) • Instagram photos and videos
2. Karim Rashid
An Egyptian industrial designer, known for his prolific designs in interiors, furniture, lighting, surface design, branding, and packaging. He’s produced over 4000 design pieces, out of which 300 award-winning designs with global recognition across 40 countries and a popular tag “Prince of Plastic”
Link: Karim Rashid (@karim_rashid_official) • Instagram photos and videos
3. Tamir Mizrahi
He is a transportation and industrial designer, currently working with Pegasus Aerospace. Experienced in ideation and concept development, hand and digital doodling, and illustration. He has an interesting Instagram page with some fresh and eye-catching doodles and illustrations.
4. Carter McGuyer
Co-owner of Carter McGuyer Design Group, an awarding winning multidisciplinary firm known for its innovative designs. The following link shows some interesting works.
Link: Carter McGuyer | Designer (@carter.mcguyer.design)
5. Marcel Wanders
It is a high-end boutique firm run by Marcel Wanders and Gabriel Chiave. Their expertise lies in interiors and product design. The Instagram page portrays some of their great works.
Link: Marcel Wanders (@marcelwanders) • Instagram photos and videos
6. Ross Lovegrove
A Welsch industrial designer, known for his speciality in biomimicry, innovation in the 3-dimensional physicality of products. Cardiff alumni worked at Frog designs and finally began his practice. He has won numerous awards and has been published several times.
Link: Ross Lovegrove (@rosslovegrovestudio) • Instagram photos and videos
7. Marc Newson
Originally from Australia, Marc Newson is an industrial designer known for his remarkable works for well-known brands like Nike, Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Hermes, Hennessy. He is the only artist to have a solo retrospective exhibition of his work in the Gagosian Gallery. Just like his work, his Instagram page is fresh to the eyes.’
Link: Marc Newson CBE (@marcnewsonofficial) • Instagram photos and videos
8. Sebastian Berge
A British industrial designer is known for making essential everyday objects with a human approach in design. He and his team make bespoke, innovative products for retail, restaurants, and even individuals.
Link: Sebastian Bergne (@sebastianbergne) • Instagram photos and videos
9. Fabio Novembre
An Italian architect known for his eye-catching structures is also a product designer. From furniture to artifacts, his design resonates uniqueness.
Link: Fabio Novembre (@fabionovembre) • Instagram photos and videos
10. Alexandre Touguet
He’s a french industrial designer, known for creating furniture, consumer electronics, and interior design.
Link: Alexandre Touguet (@alexandretouguet) • Instagram photos and videos